Washington and Lee University Assistant Men's and Women's Swimming Coach/Aquatics Coordinator


Lexington, Virginia

Open Date

Jul 3, 2018


Position Summary

This is a full-time, 12-month, non-tenure track faculty position reporting to the Head Coach of Men’s & Women’s Swimming, and the Director of Athletics. The successful candidate will also teach in our required physical education program as well as assume the role of Aquatics Coordinator.  Candidates must be committed to a philosophy that emphasizes academic priorities for student athletes as well as the importance of sportsmanship, competitiveness, and good citizenship in all areas of campus life.

Status:  Full-Time, 12 Month, With Benefits
Minimum Pay: Salary commensurate with experience

Essential and Related Functions

§  Assisting with swimmer training and technique development; practice planning.

§  Identification and recruitment of athletically and academically qualified student-athletes.

§  Supervising and coordinating team strength and conditioning activities in accordance with Conference and university regulations.

§  Works in conjunction with the Assistant Coordinator of the Natatorium in scheduling all pool activities; hiring, training, scheduling and supervising of qualified lifeguards; developing and scheduling aquatic programming for the pool including classes, swim meets, swim lessons, lap swimming, camps, teams and other aquatic programs as developed and assigned.

§  Ensures compliance with all Association, Conference, and University rules by athletes and supporting staff.  

§  Other duties as assigned.


A bachelor’s degree, collegiate swimming experience and collegiate coaching experience, or the equivalent of education and experience, is required. A master’s degree and CPO certification preferred.  Must possess a valid drivers license.